Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia

a form of bacterial pneumonia, usually nosocomial, seen in young children and debilitated or immunocompromised adults, caused by infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa; characteristics include fever and coughing with lung nodules that may be either firm or hemorrhagic and may progress to necrosis of the alveoli with cavitation.

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